Wednesday, Feb. 8 — This week's guests include Jay Kaplan, attorney for the ACLU of Michigan's LGBT Project; MSU Board of Trustees Chairman Joel Ferguson; Lori Black, the mother of murder victim Shayla Johnson; and MIRS Editor Kyle Melinn.
Wednesday, Feb. 1 — City Pulse radio guest former Mayor David Hollister explains his decision to lead the college scholarship program that would be funded from wagers at a proposed tribal casino despite his serious qualms about gaming. Also, gay Republican presidential candidate Fred Karger talks about his Michigan roots. We Are The People spokesman Zach Pohl argues against Right to Work legislation similar to that which the Indiana Legislature approved today. And Chad DeKatch sings a number of Stephen Sondheim’s “Company,” which opens Thursday. Hosted by Berl Schwartz.
Jay Kaplan, staff attorney for the ACLU of Michigan\\'s LGBT Legal Project discusses HB 4770 and its potential implications; Rob South discusses his guest column in this week\\'s issue of City Pulse on a forthcoming Grand River Avenue/Michigan Avenue corridor study; Jerry Ambrose, Lansing\\'s finance director, on leaving his post to join the Emergency Manager team in Flint; and Joan Nelson, executive director of the Allen Neighborhood Center, on a new year-round farmers market and community kitchen coming to the Eastside Neighborhood.
Ingham County Commissioner Andy Schor discusses his recent decisions to enter the race for term-limited state Rep. Joan Bauer's, D-Lansing, seat in 2012. 'State Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, discusses newly passed anti-bullying 'legislation and defends his opposition to the Occupy Lansing movement. 'Former Michigan State University basketball player Delvon Roe talks about his new career path in acting and his upcoming character role in the film, "Game Time."
Ingham County Commissioner Andy Schor discusses his recent deicisons to enter the rce for term-limited state Rep. Joan Bauer's, D-Lansing, seat in 2012. State Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, discusses newly passed anti-bullying legislation and defends his opposition to the Occupy Lansing movement. Former Michigan State University basketball player Delvon Roe talks about his new career path in acting and his upcoming character role in the film, "Game Time."
Political strategist Stephanie McLean and Equality Michigan Pride PAC’s Amy Hunter discuss whether opening gay candidates are facing fewer problems. Norbert Fernandez recalls being airlifted from Cuba to Lansing as part of Operation Pedro Pan 51 years ago. Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope discusses his proposal for reducing the number of Lansing City Council meetings. Attorney Matt Newburg expresses his views on Attorney General Bill Schuette’s anti-medical marijuana opinions.
Lansing City Council at-large incumbent Derrick Quinney, and challengers Tom Stewart and Rory Neuner, discuss their plans for the city if elected Nov. 8. The music of Tony Bennett plays over the airwaves in preparation for his concert Friday night at MSU’s Wharton Center.